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Barcelona testing - Day two (February 2010) // Tyre data is top of the agenda as F1 testing continues in Spain

Published by Mr. C

2010 testing

It's day two in Barcelona as F1 teams make the most of some decent weather and get down to work. Only a few drivers carry over their work today as Schumacher, Hamilton and Vettel all grab the hot seats.

Lucas di Grassi managed to complete just 31 laps on Thursday before throwing his Virgin car into the barriers on Thursday, but it was Mark Webber who grabbed the headlines as the RB6 managed to stretch it's legs in the Spanish sunshine. Look out for more from them today.

Of note, Ross Brawn has stated that Mercedes' definitive diffuser won't be fitted to the car until Bahrain, which means they're running around Barcelona learning about tyres and not a lot else.

On track action begins at 9am CET (8am GMT).

Circuit information

  • Track length: 4.655km
  • Corners: 16
  • Lap record: 1:21.670 (Kimi Räikkönen, Ferrari, 2008)

You'll find Circuit de Catalunya located in the North East corner of Spain.

Catalunya terrain

Drivers and teams attending

The following teams and drivers are confirmed for testing on Wednesday

DriverTeamChassis
Michael SchumacherMercedes Grand PrixW01
Sebastian VettelRed Bull RacingRB6
Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren MercedesMP4-25
Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari MarlboroF10
Pedro de la RosaBMW SauberC29
Nico HülkenbergAT&T WilliamsFW32
Vitaly PetrovRenault F1 TeamR30
Vitantonio LiuzziForce IndiaVJM03
Jamie AlguersuariScuderia Toro RossoSTR5
Lucas di GrassiVirgin RacingVR-01
Jarno TrulliLotus F1 RacingT127

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